is a fast-developing location in the city of Kolkata
, positioned towards south of the city. It is a densely populated and vibrant locality and is known for its cosmopolitan nature. It is a historical city, a part of the Presidency division, which has experienced various foreign incursions into the area over time. The region is primarily significant because of the presence of the famous Kalighat
Kali Temple, which is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in the country. The locality is surrounded by Chetla
, Bhowanipore, Sarat Bose Road
. Several industries are in and around the locality. They include Das Industries, Polychem Industries, Tool Tech industries, Titan Industries Ltd., Tega industries Ltd. and Indian Jute Industries.
Surface port Corporation (WBSTC), Calcutta State Port Corporation (CSTC) and other private bus operators offer excellent public transportation to the region. The nearest railway station from the area is situated at 13.1 kilometres away via NH-117. The locality also enjoys metro rail services which are located within a kilometre distance. Kalighat
is approximately 21 kilometres from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Social infrastructure is well-developed in the region which includes educational institutions like Desh Bandhu College for Girls, Sri Jagadamba Hindi High School, Womens Christian College, Carmel Primary School, Malati Vidya Bhavan High School for Girls, Swarna School, St. Helen School and Modern Public School; National Hospital, Palm Spring Nursing Home, Prabal Dutta Eye Care Clinic, Ashutosh National Hospital, Victor Health Clinic, Park View Clinic, Lansdowne Nursing Home and Paramount Nursing Home; branches of popular banks like Dena Bank, Bank, Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India, ICICI Bank, AXIS Bank, State Bank of India and HDFC Bank; shopping malls like Forum Mall, Shoppers Stop, Emami Shopper City and City Centre. There are several tourists hotspots namely Nicco Park & Resorts Ltd., Kali Temple, Birla Mandir
, Zoological Gardens, Indian Museum, Victoria Memorial
Kali Temple, Bridge and Eden Garden.
There is availability of property for sale in Kalighat
, apartments in Kalighat
, villas in Kalighat
, plots in Kalighat
, affordable flats in Kalighat
, luxury projects in Kalighat
as well as under construction properties in Kalighat
. Prominent builders operating in the region include Amrapali Hirise, Fort Group, Unimark Group, Belani Group, Happy Bengali Promoters, Shiven Group and The Ideal Group.